Coppell Student Media

McDaniel, Okotcha taking their talents to South Bend

December 14, 2010


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By Abby Drake Staff Writer Rarely do high schools get the chance to send football players to Notre Dame, but Coppell High School is sending two. Senior running back Cam McDaniel and senior cornerback Bennett Okotcha orally committed to play football for the Fighting Irish. Over 10 universities had their eye on McDaniel and Okotcha, but bot...

Minden embraces role as staring quarterback, leader

September 7, 2010


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By Peter Sblendorio Sports Editor Coppell senior quarterback Joe Minden is the type of player that allows his work on the football field speak for itself. Serving last season as the back-up quarterback, Minden rarely saw the field on Friday nights.  According to senior running back Cam McDaniel, Minden demonstrated an impressive work ethic, practic...

Coppell shuts down Jags, wins 13-0

August 28, 2010


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By Peter Sblendorio The Cowboys kicked off the 2010 football season with a bang on Friday night, beating the Mesquite Horn Jaguars 13-0. Coppell pounded the ball all night with an effective running game led by senior Cam McDaniel, who tallied 218 yards on 44 carries and accounted for both of th...

Spring game brings taste of what is to come

May 28, 2010


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by Blake Seitz Sports Editor Last season, the Cowboys advanced to the third round of playoffs before losing to Arlington in a 31-29 heartbreaker. Still smarting from the loss, the Cowboys hope to capitalize on its returning talent to make an even further playoff push this season. Yesterday,...

Cowboys defeat Flower Mound Jaguars 45-24

November 9, 2009


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By Andy Tabor Staff Writer The Coppell football team stamped their first round ticket against Keller by beating the Flower Mound Jaguars Friday night, 45-24.  Coppell was led on offense by senior quarterback Hayden Hawk. Hawk had 353 yards throwing and four touchdowns in the game, cementing himself...

Dragons snuff out Cowboys’ winning streak

October 10, 2009


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by Blake Seitz Sports Editor No one who watched the first five minutes of last night’s game at Dragon Stadium could’ve been able to predict the end result, a 24-6 Cowboy loss. The excitement in the stands was already electric with an hour to go before kickoff, as both teams prepared for...

Q&A: Players comment on Southlake showdown

October 5, 2009


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by Blake Seitz, Nathan Reck and Andy Tabor Q: What does Coppell have to do to win Friday? A: We just have to play our game and not worry that they're Southlake. We need to score points and hit people--we're a big-hitting team. We thrive on takeaways and turnovers. Q: What ...

Cowboys stomp Weatherford Kangaroos 42-0

September 19, 2009


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by Blake Seitz Sports Editor On homecoming, 2008, the Cowboys defeated Weatherford 49-6. This year’s game on the Kangaroo’s turf held less importance than last year’s, without the garish display of mums and garters, but yielded a similar result: the Cowboys won, 42-0. Junior running back Cam M...